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Mechanical Engineering B.S.

Apply physics, mechanics and material properties to design systems that affect all aspects of daily life, including transportation, product design and power generation.
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Engineering and computer science students work in a mechanical engineering classroom.

About this Program

  • Pursue experiential learning opportunities through professional, paid work experience in your field and still graduate in four years.
  • Collaborate with faculty on research projects at on- and off-campus institutes and labs, including the Center for Environmental Systems Engineering and the Syracuse Center of Excellence.
  • Join any of the over 20 clubs and student organizations like Citrus Racing, ‘Cuse Baja and the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) club.
  • Earn a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management through the five-year H. John Riley Dual Engineering/MBA Program.
  • Earn a master’s degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering one year after successful completion of the bachelor’s degree through the 4+1 B.S./M.S. Program.
  • Graduate and work at companies like Amazon, Constellation, General Dynamics, GM, Honeywell, JMA Wireless, Lockheed Martin, Pratt and Whitney, Raytheon, Tesla and others.
  • Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Program Information

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Career Path

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College of Engineering and Computer Science

Future engineers and computer scientists learn to create new knowledge and technologies through 9 undergraduate majors. Students have access to nationally regarded research centers, state-of-the-art lab spaces and challenging internships.
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The program’s distinctive signature is its strong technical core coupled with the ability to fit either a technical or a nontechnical minor into the curricula. You’ll explore the breadth of Syracuse University by complementing your mechanical engineering degree with a minor in business, public policy, fine arts, public communications and many other options.

You’ll leave Syracuse prepared to make an impact throughout the complete spectrum of industries, including automotive, industrial machinery, publishing and printing, electrical and thermal power, chemical processing, textile, petroleum, computer and electronic, pharmaceutical, apparel, consumer products, soap and cosmetics, paper and wood products, rubber and glass.

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